Option in Sport Psychology and Leadership

October 16, 2015 – 06:03 pm
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  • Option in Sport Psychology and Leadership (120 units)

    This option has two concentrations – one in Sport Psychology and one in Leadership. The course work for both concentrations is the same except for the activity courses and the elective courses. The option is designed for students interested in careers in: 1) sport psychology; and 2) coaching outside the public school system (K-12), e.g., sport management/leadership; coaching professional athletes, coaching youth-sport athletes, and coaching in sport academies.

    All applicants, including Freshmen and Transfers, click here for more information on the application process at CSULB, including currently required courses, for options with Major Specific Admission Requirements.

    Current CSULB Students interested in the Major Specific Admission Requirements in Sport Psychology and Leadership, click here for further information.

    Core Courses

  • BIOL 207 Human Physiology (4)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.
  • BIOL 208 Human Anatomy (4)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements.
  • KIN 300 Biomechanics of Human Movement (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 208 or equivalent.
  • KIN 301 Exercise Physiology (3)
    Prerequisites: BIOL 207 or equivalent 4-unit Human Physiology course with 3-hour lecture and 3-hour laboratory with a grade of "C" or better or consent of instructor.
  • KIN 312 Motor Control and Learning (3)
    Prerequisites: For KIN majors: BIOL 207, 208; PSY 100. For PSY Neuroscience majors: BIOL 208, 342; PSY 100.
  • Lower Division:

  • NUTR 132 Introductory Nutrition (3)
    Prerequisites/Corequisites: One Foundation course.
  • KIN 263 Techniques of Physical Fitness (2)
    Prerequisites: None.
  • PSY 100 General Psychology (3)
  • Source: www.csulb.edu

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